1980 Clemson Tigers football team

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1980 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1980 record 6–5 (2–4 ACC)
Head coach Danny Ford
Captain Lee Nanney, Willie Underwood
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1979 1981 »
1980 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 North Carolina $ 6 0 0     11 1 0
Maryland 5 1 0     8 4 0
NC State 3 3 0     6 5 0
Clemson 2 4 0     6 5 0
Wake Forest 2 4 0     5 6 0
Virginia 2 4 0     4 7 0
Duke 1 5 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1980 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson College during the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. Clemson won its 100th ACC game November 1 against Wake Forest.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 13* Rice Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 19–3
60,361
September 20* at #10 Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA L 16–20
61,200
September 27* Western Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 17–10
58,490
October 4* Virginia Tech Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 13–10
64,558
October 11 at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 27–24
32,443
October 18 Duke Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 17–34
59,873
October 25 at North Carolina State Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) L 20–24
44,400
November 1 at Wake Forest Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 35–33
28,200
November 8 #14 North Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 19–24
62,288
November 15 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD L 7–34
32,650
November 22* #19 South Carolina Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) W 27–6
64,200
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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